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Bill Bootz, owner of Houston-based industrial PVF master distributor Team Alloys, didn’t know much about the business when he first started as an outside salesman back in the 1980s. “My first sales call to SMS of Texas was on Sept. 18, 1989,” he recalls in vivid detail. “They told me my price was higher than domestic. I said, ‘What’s domestic?’ I knew absolutely nothing about the business — completely zero.”
Three years ago, we presented a proposal for distributor research on the trends and usage of vendor rebates. The proposal was received with enthusiasm and the ensuing presentation demonstrated sincere and substantial interest from the distributor panel. However, the proposal didn’t make the final cut as the legal issues were too sensitive.
Doing training for training’s sake is not a good use of precious time and resources. You may feel good about training, but in the end you are not where you really want to be.
Bettendorf, Iowa-based JMF Company is celebrating 65 years in business as a provider of an expansive line of rough plumbing products through plumbing and HVAC wholesale distribution channels.
Wolseley recently released its third-quarter results to April 30, 2013.
In-house investments, technological advancements spur growth at Security Plumbing & Heating Supply.